Dimensions: 48 pages, 9.5 × 11 × 0.45 in
Published: April 12, 2009
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 3791341731
ISBN - 13: 9783791341736
From the Publisher
This heavily illustrated book featuring the world''s greatest
painters is an excellent introduction for young readers to artists
and their works.
Whether it''s Leonardo da Vinci''s mysterious Mona Lisa, Vermeer''s
vibrant depictions of light, Van Gogh''s mesmerizing brush strokes,
or Matisse''s playful cutouts, the art featured here is introduced
in a format and style that will appeal to children. The book
proceeds chronologically, accompanied by a timeline to offer
helpful historical context. Each artist''s entry includes a concise
biography, beautiful reproductions of major works, and lively texts
that speak directly to young readers. Games, quizzes and other
activities help readers learn about the significant contributions
of each artist in a way that is both fun and inspiring. Additional
information about museums, suggestions for further reading, and
online resources will satisfy the most curious minds.
From the Jacket
This heavily illustrated book featuring the world''s greatest painters is an excellent introduction for young readers to artists and their works.